Frequently Asked Questions
Founded in 1976 by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, KKR is a leading global investment firm. KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds and accounts covering multiple asset classes. KKR seeks to create value by bringing operational expertise to its portfolio companies and through active oversight and monitoring of its investments. KKR complements its investment expertise and strengthens interactions with investors through its client relationships and capital markets platform.
KKR’s common stock is listed and traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbols KKR. The CUSIP number for KKR’s common stock is 48251W 104. Please note certain websites and data providers may use different conventions for the presentation of ticker symbols. As a result, you may see different ticker symbols presented for our securities other than the ones provided on this website.
KKR listed on the NYSE on July 15, 2010. Prior to that, its business was listed on Euronext Amsterdam since October 1, 2009.
On July 1, 2018, KKR converted from a Delaware limited partnership to a Delaware corporation. As such, dividends declared and paid by will be reported to stockholders on Form 1099-DIV, copies of which may be obtained from your broker.
On May 31, 2022, KKR & Co. Inc. (“Old Pubco”) completed merger transactions (the “Reorganization”) pursuant to which all holders of shares of Old Pubco and all holders of interests in KKR Holdings L.P. received shares of common stock of KKR Aubergine Inc. (“New Pubco”). Immediately after the Reorganization, New Pubco changed its name to ”KKR & Co. Inc.” New Pubco has the same directors, executive officers and management and, on a consolidated basis, the same assets, business and operations as Old Pubco had immediately prior to the consummation of the Reorganization. The Reorganization is intended to be a tax-free transaction for U.S. federal income tax purposes for shareholders of Old Pubco. The initial tax basis of the New Pubco shares received by each former shareholder of Old Pubco is equal to the tax basis of its Old Pubco shares immediately prior to the Reorganization.
On September 15, 2023, each share of KKR & Co. Inc.’s (“KKR”) 6.00% Series C Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock (the “Preferred Stock,” and each holder of such shares, a “Preferred Stock Shareholder”) automatically converted into shares of KKR’s common stock (the “Common Stock”). The conversion rate for each share of Preferred Stock was 1.1700 shares of Common Stock, which is intended to represent a value-for-value exchange (such exchange, the “Conversion”). Cash was paid in lieu of issuing fractional shares of Common Stock. The Conversion is intended to be treated as a reorganization under section 368(a)(1)(E) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended
We expect to make quarterly dividends to the holders of our common stock and our preferred stock; however, the actual amount and timing of dividends are at the discretion of our board of directors and compliance with applicable law. If our board of directors does not declare a dividend before the scheduled record date for any dividend period for any series of our preferred stock, we will not make a dividend in that dividend period, whether or not dividends on any series of preferred stock are declared or paid for any future dividend period.
A schedule of the dividends paid to stockholders is available for viewing on the Dividend History page of this website.
We do not have a dividend re-investment program or a direct stock purchase plan. You may purchase stock directly through your broker.
The transfer agent is Equiniti Trust Company, LLC.
For analyst information, see the Analyst Coverage page on this website.
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